PROGRAMME

We reserve rights to changes – update Sept 24, 2008
Programme in pdf format

 

 

Venue: Wanha Satama, Pikku Satamakatu 3-5, Helsinki

 

 

day 1: Wednesday 1 October

 

8.30

Registration

9.00

Opening Words & Chair
Introduction to Grasping the Future Conference

- Professor Pirjo Ståhle, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

9.30
–10.30

Demoarea in Hall B and C

10.30
–12.00

Triple Helix Panel Discussion on “Innovation and Education” Organised by OECD/CERI and Finnish National Board of Education FNBE

- Director General Timo Lankinen, Finnish National Board of Education FNBE

- Head of CERI, OECD, Dirk van Damme

- President Esko Aho, Sitra, Finnish Innovation Fund

- Professor, Visiting Fellow Jari Multisilta, Nokia

12.00
–13.00

Lunch in Hall E

Demoarea in Hall B and C

13.00

Title to be confirmed

- Professor Pirjo Ståhle, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

13.10

Keynote 1: Collaboration - Empirical Studies

  • Can Trade be Collaborative?

  • What is the Performance Impact of Collaboration?

  • Which Creates More Value: Collaboration or Competition?

  • A Walk on the Dark Side - How to Destroy Collaborative Climate

- Professor Karl-Eric Sveiby, Hanken Business School, Helsinki

13.40

Flash 1: From Collaboration into Participation

- Chief Education Officer Kirsti Mäensivu, Hämeenlinna

13.50

Flash 2: Key Enablers of Organisational Renewal

- Professor Aino Kianto, School of Business, Lappeenranta University of Technology

14.00

Flash 3: Win-win-win Leadership

- Director, Creativity and Future, Vesa Auvinen, Dazzle Ltd

14.10
–14.30

Discussion

15.00–17.00

SCIENTIFIC
TRACK 1

abstracts

SCIENTIFIC
TRACK 2
 
abstracts

EDUCATION TRACK
Social Learning Environment

LEADERSHIP TRACK

15.00 

On the Tracks of Creative Disruption - Value Chain Challenges and Opportunities for Innovative Enterprises

- Juha Saukkonen, Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences

Strategic Communities, Innovation and Living Labs

- Irma Mäkäräinen-Suni, Lappeenranta University of Technology

 

 

Teaching / Learning beyond the Traditional Classroom

- Case: The School Village, Turku

MobilEdu, a Localized Mobile Learning Service for China

- Qifeng Yan, Senior User Experience Manager, Nokia

 

15.30 

Managing for the Future: Strategic Design, Culture & Politics

- Antti Ainamo, IASM, University of Turku

 

Rising Trends in Educational Research on the Basis of ERIC Database

- Jari Metsämuuronen, OPH

[15.40]

Children and Youngsters Participating in Decision Making

- National Pupil and Student Forum, Finnish National Board of Education
- Case: Hämeenlinna Participation Project, Head Teacher Ulla Sara-aho

Are There Enough Freaks on Board?

- Executive Vice President Pasi Mäenpää, Elisa Oyj

16.00

The Learning and Innovation Process of Entrepreneurial Network

- Raija Leskinen, Helsinki School of Economics

 

Experience Building Social Capital in an Outer London Multi-cultural Community

- Nick Zienau, Intelligent Action Ltd

[16.20]
L
earning in Different Communities

- Case: Languages through Immersion, North Karelia Municipal Education and Training Consortium

Innovative Schools – Partnering Globally Acting Locally

- WW Innovative Schools Program Manager Kati Tuurala, Microsoft

16.30

Frameworks for Futures-oriented Innovation within Companies

- Martin Rhisiart, University of Glamorgan, Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation

What Should Children Learn in Nursery and Primary Schools in Year 2030 - Opinions of Student Teachers

- Marja Nurmilaakso, University of Helsinki

 

 Discussion

 
 
       

 

Day 2: Thursday 2 October 2008

9.00

 

Opening Words & Chair

- Head of Development Markku Rimpelä, Finnish National Board of Education with Senior Analyst David Istance, OECD/CERI

9.10

Keynote 2: Physical and Local Learning Environments

- Director Jerome C. Glenn, The Millennium Project, WFUNA

9.40

Flash 1: Mediating Places and Spaces

- DSc (Tech.), Architect Aija Staffans, Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Architecture

9.50

Flash 2: Calibrating School to Students’ Needs

- Assistant Head Teacher Pia Puupponen, Hösmärinpuisto Basic School, Espoo

10.00

Flash 3: Challenges of the Future Leadership

Hallituksen puheenjohtaja Matti A. Mantere, Lemcon Oy 

10.10
-10.30

Discussion

11.00
– 13.00

SCIENTIFIC
TRACK
abstracts

SCIENTIFIC TRACK 2
abstracts

EDUCATION TRACK
Physical and Local Learning Environments

LEADERSHIP
TRACK

11.00 

Craft in Search for Future Fashion

- Ana Nuutinen, University of Helsinki, Department of Home Economics and Craft Science

 

Learning to Cooperative with Our Evolution: Reflections on the Root Societal Challenge in the 21st Century

- Ruben Nelson, Foresight Canada

Physical Environment in Learning

- Reino Tapaninen, Finnish National Board of Education FNBE

- Case: Hösmärinpuisto Basic School in Espoo, Pia Puupponen

Sähköisen oppimisympäristön menestyksellisen käyttöönoton kulmakivet

How to Implement ICT into K12 Learning Succesfully
- Tieto- ja viestintätekniikan vastuualuepäällikkö Asko Lippo, Espoon kaupunki

11.30

Teaching Futures Techniques Made Fun and Inspiring - Designing the Futuropoly Game Board

- Elina Hiltunen, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

 

Learning by ‘Grooving’, Navigating the Emerging: School as a Creative Environment

- Marjut Haussila, Sibelius Senior High School

[11.40]
Learning in a Physical Environment

 

- Head of Unit Kaisa Vähähyyppä, Finnish National Board of Education FNBE
- Case: Buildings Construct a City Tampere

 

On the move! - Activities and insights for a New Media Learning Environment

- Director of Learning Matti Rossi, Heureka

- IT Architect Jukka Ruponen

 

12.00 

Lessons from the Regions – the FUTURREG Project 2005-2007 and innovative applications of futures tools across governmental organisations, business and higher education

- Gethin While, University of Glamorgan Business School

 

Innovations, Imagination and the Brain

- Jyrki Suomala, Laurea University of Applied Sciences

[12.20]

Utilising the Local Environment

 

- Case: Backpack for Social and Health Care, Pirkanmaa Vocational College

 

Management and Leadership + Life-Long Learning = Company’s Success
 

- Managing Director Timo Kohtamäki, Lemminkäinen Infra Oy

 

12.30 

New Perspectives on Future Competencies and Capabilities

- Education Manager Leena Jokinen, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

 

Learning as a Cultural Process

- Project Manager Katriina Siivonen, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

 

 Discussion

13.00
– 14.00

Lunch in Hall E
Demoarea
in Hall B and C

14.00

Keynote 3: The Future of the Liberal Education

- Teppo Turkki, IADE, Institute for Art, Development and Education 

14.30

 

Flash 1:

- Title to be confirmed

14.40

Flash 2: Future of Education: Megatrends and Big Issues

- Analyst Henno Theisens, OECD/CERI

14.50

Flash 3: Technology trends and reality in Finnish school

- Co-ordinator, Researcher Liisa Ilomäki, University of Helsinki

15.00
– 15.30

Discussion

 

15.40 – 17.30

SCIENTIFIC
TRACK
abstracts

SCIENTIFIC
TRACK 2
abstracts

EDUCATION TRACK
Technical Learning Environment

LEADERSHIP
TRACK

15.40

The Occupational Skill Needs Survey

- Leonardo Angelini – Mauro Durando, Regione Piemonte, Italy, Department of Education, Professional Training and Labour - Observatory on Labour Market

Trouble ahead? Universities´third task and business education

- Emma Vironmäki, Turku School of Economics

Utilising Technologies in Teaching, Counselling, at Work

- Professor Sanna Järvelä, University of Oulu

- Case: Positioning Project Turku / Joensuu

Priorities for the Future

 

- Dr, Director General Martti af Heurlin, Tekes, Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation

16.10 

Didactic Challenges for the Future - How to Predict Future Skill Needs on the Labour Market

- Maria Leńczuk, The Observatory for the Labour Market and the Education of the Malopolska Region, Regional Labour Office in Krakow, Poland

Yenta-nomics: Matchmaking as a Crucial Competence

- Marc Vermeulen, Tilburg University/IVA Policy Research

[16.15]

Simulation Environments

 

- Hannu Salakari, Tampere

- Case: ENVI Rovaniemi (Virtual Learning Environment)

 

Success through Networks when Securing Innovations by Having the Best People - Cases from the Finnish Technology Industry
 

- Senior Vice President, Human Resources - Marjut Brander, ABB Oy

Preliminary registrations

16.40 

Short Term Activities Studying the Needs of Workforce and Training at Local and Regional Labour Market in Finland

- Jouni Marttinen, Employment and Economic Development Centre for Southwest Finland

“University Culture - Quo Vadis? Prospects of Environmental Science - Policy interface in Finland Up to 2020”

- Petri Tapio, Johanna Kohl, Sarianne Tikkanen & Sofi Salonen, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics

[16.50]

Games to Learn

 

- Assistant Professor Tony Manninen, University of Oulu

 

 

17.10 

Sustainable Leadership and Future-oriented Decision Making in the Educational Governance - A Finnish Case

- J. Metsämuuronen, T. Kuosa & R. Laukkanen, National Board of Education
 

Public Education: Looking Beyond Reform

- Wilson Winnitoy
   
     

 

 

 

  

Day 3: Friday 3 October 2008

9.00

Opening Words & Chair

- Professor Pirjo Ståhle, Finland Futures Research Centre

9.15

Keynote 4: Learning in the Innovation Society

 

Learning first: Educational change and future of schooling

- Pasi Sahlberg, European Training Foundation


Human learning and growth: Visions of the future

- Professor Kirsti Lonka, University of Helsinki


Comments and Presentation

- Analyst Francisco Benavides, OECD/CERI

12.00

Closing of the Grasping the Future Conference

 

 

Demoarea Hall B and C
October 1–2

 

Demoarea is open throughout the conference. Now it is possible to see solutions of future learning environments. Welcome to see, touch and feel!

 

 

ISKU, Toshiba, Ecophon, Sanako
Simulation of Future Learning Lessons in co-operation with teachers and students from four different countries.

 

Nokia
Finding New Possibilities in Mobile Learning in co-operation with University of Creative Arts.

 

Lemminkäinen
Importance of image as an employer in the eyes of future employees – the youth of today. Fantasia demo of future construction and how we will do it together.
The demo will provoke thinking about the limitless possibilities of the construction sector.

 

Heureka & IBM
On the move! - Activities and insights for a new media learning environment

 

ELISA
The virtual communication solutions in the learning environments of the future. The co-operation between school and home, virtual teacher today and tomorrow.

 

The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries
Innovative learning environments - Cases from the Finnish technology industy

 

Microsoft
21 st Century Learners. One-to-one Computing.
Innovative Schools Program. Leadership and Competencies in Education. Progressive Inquiry Laboratory for Teacher Education.

 

WSOY & Young digital planet
Projects going on continuously:

  • Using 3G-GPS mobile phones with Opit eLearning environment, working with projects on Helsinki.

  • Baltic sea - project on sea ecology.

  • Plants and photosynthesis.

  • Presentations at every hour:
    - New IWB materials for primary math
    - Online materials for primary science
    - Opit e-learning service with lots of e-content
    - Thematic material “Future” for primary education.

 

Finnish National Board of Education FNBE
Global Education
Educational Futures Near and Far
Futures Education
Innovative Learning Environments
-> Participation for a Sustainable Future

 

Tekes

 

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